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BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 2/27/14
The People’s Organization for Progress held a march here, Feb. 26, to commemorate the second anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 7/21/13
The struggle to get justice for Trayvon Martin continued here, July 20. Over 500 people turned out at the Federal Building to demand a federal civil rights investigation of his murder by George Zimmerman. The rally was called by the National Action Network (NAN.)
BY Lawrence Hamm | Newark, NJ | 5/11/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from People's Organization For Progress (POP) chair Lawrence Hamm, from a May 10 Newark, New Jersey press conference.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, New Jersey | 4/19/13
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) put a Hands off Social Security picket line in front of the Essex County Social Security building, April 16.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 10/13/12
In the face of ineffective, and even harmful, government measures to assist distressed homeowners, an effort has been launched by the People’s Organization for Progress (POP) and the Coalition to Save Our Homes (C2SOH) to demand criminal investigations of bank wrongdoing during the mortgage bubble.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 9/29/12
A protest against predatory lending took place here, Sept. 15, at the Broad Street branch of Wells Fargo Bank.
BY David Hungerford | Irvington, NJ | 7/29/12
A march and rally against foreclosures was held here on July 21.
BY staff | Newark, NJ | 1/21/12
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) marched and held a speaking program Jan.15 in observance of the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 5/16/11
On May 15, 2009, Basire Farrell, 30, was mercilessly beaten to death on the street at 2:00 a.m. by five Newark cops. He was dead, murdered, at the scene. Nothing has happened since to the killers because they are cops.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 4/29/11
A joint labor-community rally held here April 26 marked a significant step in unity. The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, the People's Organization for Progress and many of the city's veteran activists spoke and turned out among the crowd of more than 200. Newark is one of the richest cities in the United States in traditions of people's struggle, and it showed.
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